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On this day: May 2

Published On: May 01 2013 03:30:28 PM CDT   Updated On: May 02 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Leonardo da Vinci dies, Lou Gehrig sits out a game for the first time in 14 years, the Soviets capture Berlin, and a version of "The Scream" sells for a record amount at auction, all on this day.

OTD May 2 - Christine Baranski
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1952: Actress Christine Baranski, known for her TV work on the series "Cybill," "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Good Wife," is born in Buffalo, N.Y. Baranski, who has also appeared in movies such as "The Birdcage," "Chicago," "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and "Mamma Mia!," rose to fame as a Broadway actress, winning two Tony Awards, and continues to work on stage in addition to her screen appearances.

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